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January 6, 2017
 

A year in Photos — April 2016

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Children of Soaring Heights Communities plant an Ash tree at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Soaring Heights celebrated Earth Day by inviting their residents to take part in planting a tree and learning about sustainability and conservation.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Hass, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, uses a hook and line procedure to remotely remove a suspicious package from a vehicle during the Comprehensive Airman Fitness Month Fire Department Fitness Challenge at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2016. The event was hosted by the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s explosive ordnance disposal and fire emergency service flights in coordination with the Community Support Center with the objectives of embracing team building, showing the links between different CAF pillars, and encouraging Airmen to challenge themselves.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Donecio Burnell-Chester, 355th Fighter Wing safety technician, prepares to navigate an Arrive Alive Tour simulated impaired driving course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Burnell-Chester experienced a delay in control to simulate what someone would experience under the influence of alcohol.




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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Bomb Building Airmen: AMMO flight sustains AF lethality during readiness exercise

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Airmen from the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight build up and break down aerial bombs during the Bushwhacker 18-02 Cactus Flag exercise at Davi...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

355th Fighter Wing commander updates community partners

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, briefs Davis-Monthan Tucson Valley Council members during their quarterly update at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb...
 
 

Air Force FY 2019 budget addresses great power competition

The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize. Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson said the budget request is aligned with the National Defense Strategy, prioritizing long-term competition with China...